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A new special edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology* Biology* Physics focuses on the roles of imaging in radiation oncology....
You no longer need to be in the great outdoors to fast travel. Fast traveling is a quality of life feature that makes it tremendously easier (and quicker) to explore...
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l oreal s wearable sensor will track your uv exposure throughout the day
L’Oréal has announced a wearable device that measures your exposure to ultraviolet radiation that...
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A new clinical trial finds that a novel drug can boost the strength of radiation therapy in the fight against cancer with 'minimal side effects.'
Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency urged the operator of Japan's tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant on Tuesday to urgently decide on a plan to dispose of massive amounts of...
Scientists from the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN)—a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility at Brookhaven National Laboratory—have dramatically improved the response of graphene to light through self-assembling wire-like nanostructures that conduct...
Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency have urged the operator of Japan's tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant to urgently decide on a plan to dispose of massive amounts of radioactive...
parker solar probe reports good status after close solar approach
Parker Solar Probe is alive and well after skimming by the Sun at just 15 million...
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A new study, published in the Astrophysical Journal, suggests that if a 1- to...
Magnetic radiation from giant solar storms caused the sudden and nearly instantaneous detonation of dozens of sea mines in Vietnam in the 1970s, research has confirmed.
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VIDEO Parker Solar Probe is alive and well after skimming by the sun at just 15 million miles from our star's surface. This is far closer than any spacecraft...
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Targeted tumor radiation provides a feasible treatment option for children with difficult-to-treat liver cancer, according to a new study published today in the journal Pediatric Blood...
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Two recent studies find advances in radiation therapy are helping to prolong or improve the lives of people with anal cancer, including...
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irradiating an iphone
Components for space need to be tested against radiation. What happens when we put everyday smartphones in the path of gamma rays?
Actinides, a series of 15 radioactive elements, are vital to medicine, energy, and national defense. Scientists examined two exceedingly rare actinides, berkelium and californium. These elements are at the extreme end of what is possible to...
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Laser-based 'optical tweezers' could levitate uranium and plutonium particles, thus allowing the measurement of nuclear recoil during radioactive decay. This technique provides a new method for conducting the radioactive particle analysis essential to nuclear...
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Laser-based 'optical tweezers' could levitate uranium and plutonium particles, thus allowing the measurement of nuclear recoil during radioactive decay. This technique, proposed by scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory, provides a new method for...
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A very small molecule under study is able to kill a childhood brain cancer, and the lead researcher said it may be possible to reduce by 90 percent...
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An international scientific team, which included scientists from China, Israel, England and Russia, has developed a new method for measuring the response of crystals on the...
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A new study on laboratory rats has shown that mobile phone radiation exposure is linked to cancers of...
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Thyroid cancer patients whose disease is at low risk of returning can be treated safely with a smaller...
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The National Toxicology Program concluded there is clear evidence that male rats exposed to high levels of radio frequency radiation...
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Two US government agencies give conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone radiation
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The National Toxicology Program (NTP) concluded there is clear evidence that male rats exposed to high levels of radio frequency radiation (RFR) like that...
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Radio frequency (RF) probes designed like by microstrip patch antennas create uniform and strong magnetic field in high frequency MRI machines, unlike convention coil and bird cage shaped coils used today. These...
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Testa Analytical Solutions reports how the Institute of Applied Radiation Chemistry at the Lodz University of Technology (Poland) determined molecular weight and radius of gyration of polymeric microgels...
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Astronomers using the GRAVITY instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) have detected flares of infrared radiation coming from the accretion disk around...
In a 10-year study of women who received radiation therapy to treat early-stage breast cancer, those receiving fewer, larger individual doses experienced similarly low...
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A subset of patients with low-risk breast cancer is highly unlikely to see cancer return following breast conservation...
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Adding radiation therapy or surgery to systemic therapy for stage IV lung cancer patients whose cancer has spread to a limited number of sites...
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging methods have been used widely in past decades as a safe, non-invasive and non-radioactive method of diagnosing CVDs.
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the ghost of cassiopeia
About 550 light-years away in the constellation of Cassiopeia lies IC 63, a stunning and slightly eerie nebula. Also known as the ghost of Cassiopeia, IC 63 is...
U.S. officials say no airborne radiation has been detected after steam escaped from a tunnel containing radioactive waste at a former nuclear weapons production site in...
Employees at a nuclear weapons production site in Washington state who were ordered to stay inside when steam escaped from a tunnel containing radioactive waste have been released
Officials have ordered some workers at a nuclear weapons production site in Washington state to stay inside because steam escaped from a tunnel filled with radioactive waste
The compound, carbon tetrachloride, contributes to the destruction of the Earth's ozone layer, which protects us from harmful ultraviolet radiation.
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About 550 light-years away in the constellation of Cassiopeia lies IC 63, a stunning and slightly eerie nebula. Also known as the ghost of Cassiopeia, IC 63 is being shaped by radiation from a nearby unpredictably variable star, Gamma Cassiopeiae,...
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a new photo of a stunning and slightly eerie nebula called IC 63....
The DESY accelerator facility in Hamburg, Germany, goes on for miles to host a particle making kilometer-long laps at almost the speed of light. Now researchers have shrunk such a...
Researchers have devised a way to help blood cells regenerate faster, by stimulating a particular type of stem cell to secrete growth factors that help blood cell precursor cells differentiate into mature blood cells....
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Researchers have discovered that mouse skin and skin cells from humans produce pigmentation in response to sunlight on a 48-hour cycle. They observed that exposing skin...
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Synchrotron radiation—namely, electromagnetic radiation produced by charges moving in a curved path—is regularly generated at large-scale facilities where giga–electron volt electrons move along kilometer-long circular paths. We use a metasurface to bend light and...
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The color patterns of African cichlid fishes provide notable examples of phenotypic convergence. Across the more than 1200 East African rift lake...
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VIDEO Space is full of potentially dangerous radiation. Here on Earth, our atmosphere and magnetic field protect us from the worst of it.
VIDEO About 550 light-years away in the constellation of Cassiopeia lies IC 63, a stunning and slightly eerie nebula. Also known as the ghost of Cassiopeia, IC 63 is being shaped by radiation from a nearby unpredictably variable star, Gamma Cassiopeiae,...
Scientists at ANU have invented tiny diamond electronic parts that could outperform and be more durable than today's devices in high-radiation environments such as rocket engines, helping to reach the...
University of Michigan physicists have led the development of a device the size of a match head that can bend light inside a crystal to generate...
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Patients with blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma are often treated by irradiating their bone marrow to destroy the diseased cells. After the...
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Method boosts differentiation of stem cells into mature blood cell types, may help leukemia and lymphoma patients.
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When it comes to radiation therapy to treat brain cancer, hippocampal-avoidance whole-brain radiotherapy in conjunction with the drug memantine better preserved patients' cognitive function and demonstrated similar cancer control outcomes, compared to...
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Whole-brain radiotherapy can be delivered more safely to patients with brain metastases by avoiding the hippocampus according to a randomized phase III NRG Oncology trial presented at the...
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A highly sensitive blood test that detects minute traces of cancer-specific DNA has been shown to accurately determine whether patients with HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous...
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Immunotherapy when used for cancer treatment could extend life longer finds studies. Experts have explained that until now immunotherapy was reserved as a last resort for most patients...
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Researchers have discovered a way to grow human stem cells destined to become mature sperm in an effort to provide fertility options later in life to...
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russian physicists observe dark matter forming droplets
Researchers developed a mathematical model describing motion of dark matter particles inside the smallest galaxy halos. They observed that over time, the...
At this year's American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas, October 21-24, 2018 (Booth #3737), Canon Medical...
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Brainlab unveils ExacTrac Dynamic at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
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A new major study from London has shown that radiotherapy can extend survival among patients with prostate cancer. The study shows that larger number of patients given standard therapy along with radiation therapy survived...
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astronomers catch red dwarf star in a superflare outburst
New observations by two Arizona State University astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have caught a red dwarf...
school students identify sounds caused by solar storm
The findings, by a group of year 12 pupils from Eltham Hill School in south east London, have now been...
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New observations by two Arizona State University astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have caught a red dwarf star in a violent outburst, or superflare. The blast of radiation was...
A drug first identified 150 years ago and used as a smooth-muscle relaxant might make tumors more sensitive to radiation therapy. Researchers found that the drug papaverine inhibits the respiration...
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It’s amazing how quickly things can change. Exactly a week ago, we wondered if Saudi Arabia’s money might...
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Treatment for cancer and other serious conditions involves toxic chemotherapy drugs, radiation and surgery that can cause infertility in women and men.
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A chemist from RUDN was the first to use catalysts with ruthenium nanoparticles to obtain hydrogen under the influence of visible light and UV radiation. In the future, such catalysts may be...
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The idea of exploring and colonizing Mars has never been more alive than it is today. Within the next two decades, there...
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In the first randomized, phase II clinical trial of its kind, researchers have shown that an aggressive form of high-precision radiation therapy can greatly increase how long oligometastatic...
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The ghost of Cassiopeia
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